Chana Dal and Soya Paratha


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High protein, high energy and healthy paratha for the little ones who are on the run constantly.

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Chana Dal and Soya Paratha recipe - How to make Chana Dal and Soya Paratha

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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For The Stuffing
150 gms chana dal (split bengal gram)
1 cup soya granules
1 tso chilli powder
1 tsp garam masala
salt to taste
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tbsp oil

To Be Mixed and Kneaded Into A Soft Dough
2 cups whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
salt to taste
water as required
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
ghee for greasing

For the stuffing

    For the stuffing
  1. Wash and soak chana dal for 2 hours. Cook the dal for 1 whistle.
  2. Take the soya chunks in a big bowl and add about 1 litre of hot water along with 1/4 teaspoon of salt. Boil the chunks for about 10 mins.
  3. Now in a mixer add the soaked chana and soya chunks and grind it.
  4. In a kadhai/pan heat oil, add the grounded mixture and on a low flame, saute for 5 minutes.
  5. Add the spices and mix well and cook for another 2 minutes. Add coriander and mix well, keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Now divide the dough into 6-8 parts.
  2. Divide the stuffing into 6-8 portions as well.
  3. Flat the dough a little and put the stuffing in it and close and seal the edges.
  4. Dust some flour and roll out into chapati.
  5. Heat a tawa and cook paratha until done on both sides with ghee.
  6. Serve hot.

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This recipe was contributed by Cookingwithpoorni on 11 Aug 2013

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